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Re: Permission denied

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Permission denied
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2001 11:24:45 -0500 (EST)

David Wen writes:
> address@hidden ~/cvsfiles]$ cvs checkout cvsfiles
> cvs checkout: Updating cvsfiles
> cvs checkout: failed to create lock directory for
> `/usr/local/repository/cvsfile
> s' (/usr/local/repository/cvsfiles/#cvs.lock): Permission denied
> cvs checkout: failed to obtain dir lock in repository
> `/usr/local/repository/cvs
> files'
> cvs [checkout aborted]: read lock failed - giving up

Fix the permissions on the directories in your repository so that you
are allowed to create files in all of them or use LockDir= in
CVSROOT/config to tell CVS to put the lock files somewhere else.

-Larry Jones

That's the problem with nature.  Something's always stinging you
or oozing mucus on you. -- Calvin

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